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Los Angeles Events: Shooting Stars 2015

 The Original Farmers Market Welcomes Shooting Stars! We are thrilled to be hosting this year's Shooting Stars Cover Kids Event at The Original Farmers Market, Los Angeles (6333 W. 3rd St. Los Angeles, 90036) on Sunday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join us for a fun family day filled with activities and entertainment, and have your child's photo taken for a chance to be on the cover of L.A. … Read Article

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Helping Special-Needs Teens Transition Socially

A group of teens is talking. Your child wants to join the conversation, but isn’t sure how to go about it. What would you advise? If you’d tell your child to just walk up and introduce himself, you aren’t doing him any favors. “It would look odd to just walk up to a random group and say hi,” says Elizabeth Laugeson, Psy.D., founder and director of the UCLA PEERS Clinic, a program that provides … Read Article

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A Different Kind of Carpool

Need to get each of your three kids to a different place at the same time? HopSkipDrive (www.hopskipdrive.com), a ride service started by three L.A. moms tired of struggling to get their children to various activities, could be the answer. No, this isn’t Uber for kids. HopSkipDrive is more like an extension of your child’s caregiver. Drivers will follow your pick-up and drop-off instructions, … Read Article

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A Fetching Family Service

Necessity isn’t always the mother of invention. Sometimes, it’s parenting fatigue. At least that’s how it worked for Bryson Strauss and Ashley Eaton, who became parents for the first time four years ago. “It’s just so incredibly exhausting having a child,” Strauss says. During one of many sleepless nights, husband and wife looked at each other and said, “We wish someone could just go get us some … Read Article